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Chimay Tripel (White) - Bières de Chimay S.A.

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Chimay Tripel (White)Chimay Tripel (White)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

3,445 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,445
Reviews: 1,529
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 150
Gots: 195 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bières de Chimay S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labeled Chimay Cinq Cents in 750ml bottle.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-18-2001)
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Estarrio

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4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured clear, gold with a large, frothy, white head. The resulting, sticky lacings lasted throughout the session.

The nose is sweet malt, floral hops and spicy phenols with pepper and coriander.

Sweet malt, candied sugar, funky yeast, apple and grape esters, along with coriander and pepper phenols render this a complex, flavorful brew. The alcohol is also very well masked.

Possessing a medium body with fizzy, creamy carbonation, this brew has a delightful mouthfeel.

For me, this is the quintessential tripel. It tastes great on draft or in the bottle and ages quite well. While it isn't the best tripel that I've tried, it is certainly the most consistent and serves as a wonderful benchmark.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2006 06:41:52 | More by Estarrio
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Chimay Tripel (White) from Bières de Chimay S.A.
92 out of 100 based on 3,445 ratings.